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John [John de Balliol]locked

(c. 1248x50–1314)
  • G. P. Stell

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John [John de Balliol] (c. 1248x50–1314), king of Scots, was the fourth and youngest son of John de Balliol (d. 1268), lord of Barnard Castle, and his wife, Dervorguilla de Balliol, lady of Galloway (d. 1290). His successful claim to the Scottish throne in 1291–2 was based on the fact that his mother was the second daughter of ...

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